Unicode in passwords

Marc Blanchet marc.blanchet at viagenie.ca
Mon Oct 5 07:30:58 CDT 2015

On 5 Oct 2015, at 8:14, Shriramana Sharma wrote:

> I recently came across this bug report where a filesystem encrypted
> with a Cyrillic script password could not be decrypted at boot time:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=681250


 From what I understand, this is related to the fact that the OS has two 
levels of boot/console/installation scripts and the first level is very 
basic regarding i18n (i.e. us-ascii only guaranteed to work).


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